Bears Place 4th at NEWMAC Championship; Strauss, Lyle Named All-Conference

Bears Place 4th at NEWMAC Championship; Strauss, Lyle Named All-Conference

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Bears Varsity 8 placed fourth of the seven boats at the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship.

Wellesley swept the major awards as senior Megan Roberts (Kenilworth, IL) was named Rower of the Year and sophomore Stephanie Kim (Wellesley, MA) was tabbed Coxswain of the Year.  The blue duo was joined on the first team by teammates Lauren Bazley (Issaquah, WA) and Grace Howland (Millbrook, NY), Gina Gonzalez-Roundy (Berkeley, CA), Kinsey McNamara (Chelmsford, MA) and Abigail Sawyer (Uxbridge, MA) of WPI and Veronica Bennett (Pottstown, PA) and Chelsea Foster (Avon, CT).

The second team was comprised of Tara Strauss (Sarasota, FL) and Savannah Lyle (Nashville, TN) of Coast Guard, Molly La Pointe (Kennebunk, ME) and Meghan Ryan (West Point, NY) of Mount Holyoke, Olivia Shaw (Wayland, MA) and Gracie Hackenberg (Portland, OR) of Smith and Lydia Warters (Simsbury, CT) and Sarah Fisher (Teaneck, NJ) of Clark.  Simmons sophomore coxswain Clarice Johnson (Norwell, MA).

Event #3 - Second Varsity Eight     Time

1)      Wellesley                                 6:50.11

2)      WPI                                          7:01.79

3)      Simmons                                 7:10.74

4)      Smith                                       7:11.80

5)      Mount Holyoke                        7:20.03

6)      Coast Guard                             7:24.14

 
 

Event #4 - Varsity Eight                  Time

1)      Wellesley                                 6:37.62

2)      WPI                                         6:44.85

3)      Simmons                                 6:54.50

4)      Coast Guard                            6:58.85

5)      Mount Holyoke                       6:59.09

6)      Smith                                        7:00.64

7)      Clark                                       7:04.78